Meghan E. Norris, Assistant Professor
Selected Presentations and Publications
Norris, M.E. & Fabrigar, L.R. “Conformity, Compliance, and Obedience.” In Oxford Bibliographies Online: Psychology. Ed. Dana S. Dunn. New York: Oxford University Press, forthcoming.
Norris, M.E., Fabrigar, L. R., Wegener, D. T., & Petty, R. E., (2012). Understanding Why Repetition Leads to Extremity. Talk presented at the 84rd annual meeting of the Midwestern Psychological Association, Chicago, IL.
Norris, M. E., Fabrigar, L. R., Smith, S. M, & Wegener, D. T. (2011). Attitude-Memory Congeniality Effects: Where To Find Them. Talk presented at the the 83rd annual meeting of the Midwestern Psychological Association, Chicago, IL.
Fabrigar, L. R., Porter, R.D., & Norris, M. E. (2010). Some Things You Should Know Regarding Structural Equation Modeling and Never Thought to Ask. Journal of Consumer Psychology, 20 (2), 221-225.
Norris, M. E., Borcsok, S., Fabrigar, L. R., & Vipond, J. (2009). Free Samples and the Reciprocity Norm. Poster presented at the 10th annual meeting of the Society for Personality and Social Psychology, Tampa, FL.
Smith, S. M., Fabrigar, L. R., & Norris, M. E. (2008). Six Decades of Selective Exposure Research: Progress, Challenges, and Opportunities. Social and Personality Psychology Compass, 2 (1), 464–493.
Current Research Interests
My research falls into the categories of social and consumer psychology. Generally, I am interested in attitude structure, attitude strength, and consequences of attitude strength. I am especially interested in how, when, and why our attitudes cause us to attend to certain attitude-relevant features of our environment.
I also conduct research in social influence. I am especially interested in the norm of reciprocity and how it can elicit compliance with requests in consumer contexts.
- Consumer Behavior
- Consumer Psychology
- Social Psychology
- Research Methods
I believe that students should be taught the skills to think critically about what they are learning, and that students should be engaged in the learning process so as to achieve mastery over course content. I truly enjoy what I teach, and hope my enthusiasm is shared by my students.
- Association for Consumer Research
- Midwestern Psychological Association
- Society for Consumer Psychology
- Society for Personality and Social Psychology